Information from the City of Pleasanton:
The Pleasanton Public Library is pleased to present Barbra Higgins, who represented Panama in the fencing competition at the 1984 Olympics, as a guest speaker on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
Higgins will share her first-hand experiences of competing in the Olympics, show fencing equipment and talk about her sport. She will also bring film highlights featuring our own Northern California Olympians.
Higgins is Vice-President and CFO of the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame, and an Executive Board member of the Northern California Olympians Alumni Association. A popular and accomplished speaker, her inspirational life and message will entertain and inspire both adults and children.
No registration is required for this free event, which is suggested for those age 8 and older. For more information about this and other children’s library programs, visit the library website at: http://www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us/services/library/programs-events-child.html or call the Children's Desk at (925) 931-3400 ext. 8.